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Bug #2017

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DHCPv6 Server not registering client names in DNS

Added by Peter Linss about 10 years ago. Updated about 10 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
DHCP (IPv4)
Target version:
Start date:
11/22/2011
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
Plus Target Version:
Release Notes:
Affected Version:
2.1-IPv6
Affected Architecture:
i386

Description

Setup both DHCP and DHCPv6 servers, using dsnmasq, client's IPv4 addresses are showing up in DNS, but IPv6 addresses are not.

I compared /var/dhcp/etc/dhcpd.conf and dhcpv6.conf and dns settings seem to match. DHCPv6 addresses are not listed in /etc/hosts.

Actions #1

Updated by Chris Buechler about 10 years ago

  • Affected Version changed from 2.0 to 2.1-IPv6
Actions #2

Updated by Seth Mos about 10 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed

I don't see how this can be made, ipv6 clients do not send a hostname. Neither do I see a possibility to match the DUID up with the mac.

Actions #3

Updated by Peter Linss about 10 years ago

Ok, but how about doing it for hosts with reservations? The hostname is available in the reservation. (Yes, I know if there's a reservation I could just set up a static DNS entry, but the IPv4 DHCP server does this automatically and it would be good to mirror the functionality, it's also good for sysadmins to only have to set data in one place.)

If this can't be done at all, then the UI to enable it (and configure the registration domain) should be removed. Also, if it can only be done for hosts with reservations, then it would be helpful to note that in the UI.

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